On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1836

Famous Deaths

  • John Stafford Smith, British organist, and composer ("The Anacreontic Song", which became the tune for the American national anthem "The Star-Spangled Banner"), dies at 86
1836 Highlights

About September 21, 1836

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 185 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo